Hans Verkerk

Hans
Verkerk
Principal Scientist - Climate-Smart Forestry

Dr. Hans Verkerk is principal scientist in the Bioeconomy programme of the European Forest Institute (Finland) and he leads a team on climate-smart forestry. He holds a MSc degree in Forest and Nature Management from Wageningen University and obtained his PhD degree with distinction from the University of Eastern Finland. He has been involved in studies on European forest resource assessments, woody biomass availability, forest ecosystem services and climate change impacts and mitigation.

Key topics: forest management; climate change; biomass availability; forest bioeconomy; biodiversity

Email
hans.verkerk @ efi.int
Telephone number
+358 (0) 10 773 4345